2015 ORS 436.285¹
Presence of respondent
  • waiver
  • medication

The respondent shall be present at any hearing regarding respondent’s ability to give informed consent to sterilization, unless that right is waived by the person, personally or through the respondent’s attorney. The court shall approve of a waiver only if the presence of the respondent grossly interrupts the proceeding or such presence is medically contraindicated. The court shall inquire at the time of the hearing as to the types and effects of any medication being administered to or taken by the respondent. [1983 c.460 §11; 1991 c.67 §117]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 436—Sterilization, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors436.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.